Khazaal, M, Alfatlawi, Z, Staniforth, J, Ormerod, RM and Darton, RJ (2018) Enhanced methane reforming activity of a hydrothermally synthesised co-doped perovskite catalyst. Energy and Fuels. ISSN 0887-0624

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A catalyst for the direct reforming of methane and simulated biogas has been prepared using a green and low temperature hydrothermal method. The nickel and iron co-doped SrZrO3 perovskite shows catalytic activity comparable to 10% Ni/Al2O3, but with an almost 50% saving in nickel content and a significant reduction in unwanted carbon deposition through thermal decomposition of methane and the Boudouard reaction. The use of a catalyst with a low active metal content produced via a hydrothermal route provides an attractive and sustainable method of production of synthesis gas from both methane and biogas for potential use in solid oxide fuel cells.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via American Chemical Society at Please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2018 09:12
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2019 01:30

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